Live Educational Reptile Presentations
Understanding nature's most exciting, exotic and awesome
creatures is a wonderful experience.
Since 1970, Michael Shwedick has introduced America to the fascinating world
of reptiles. One of America's leading reptile wildlife educators, Michael's
program has educated and entertained more than 10,000 audiences from Miami
to Boston. More than 100,000 people a year experience Reptile World. Featured
in magazines like National Geographic WORLD and in hundreds of newspaper
articles throughout the country, Michael instills a marvelous respect for
both reptiles and his audiences.
The Reptile World program was designed to give audiences the opportunity
to meet an interesting selection of live, large, colorful, and gentle
reptiles from all over the world. Audiences enjoy discovering what reptiles
are, what makes them different from birds and mammals, and how important
they are in our environment. Many of the myths and misconceptions are dispelled,
instilling a greater appreciation and understanding of these fascinating
Some of the reptiles included in the program include:
A beautiful, albino softshell turtle or prehistoric alligator snapping
An amazing tropical lizard from South America or Africa
An American or Chinese Alligator
An African or Asian Crocodile
The brightly colored Mexican Milksnake
A young adult boa constrictor or anaconda
A beautiful Indian rock python; and
Several other fascinating snakes.
"Through the years, Michael, you have been among the very best of all the
attractions we have presented. Your unfailing humanity shines through in a
performance of flawless drama and incomparable education. Adults, as well
children, learn from your program - about the "Reptile World" - and also
good lessons about life."
Donn B. Murphy, Ph. D.
President & Executive Director
The National Theatre, Washington, D.C.
Reptile World is a very self-contained program. Each presentation includes
everything necessary including demonstration table and a very high quality
Reptile World is available for morning, afternoon and evening presentations,
indoors as well as outdoors. Most presentations are 90 minutes in length.
Providing live programs for schools, colleges and universities.
Family night programs
College special events (lecture program, festival, and siblings weekends)
Private engagements and celebrations
For more information about Reptile World, please contact:
Michael D. Shwedick REPTILE WORLD, INC.
P.O. Box 1099 Bowie, MD 20718
Phone: (301)-464 5600
Michael drives to every presentation he does. All of the reptiles are
transported in comfortable, secure, professionally-made boxes. Michael
normally arrives one hour prior to the start time that has been requested
appreciates some physical help in loading in and out after each event.
Michael Shwedick loves children as much as he loves reptiles and is keenly
aware of his passion and burning desire to share what he has learned.
"Teaching about these animals and presenting for audiences all over the
country has always been a privilege and an honor. The greatest gift we have
is the difference we can make in the lives of others."